Liquid liner is a key component to a variety of looks – it can help you craft the perfect cat-eye and can emphasize a smoky eye. However, many women are intimidated by the wonderful product, as it is infamous for being difficult apply.
Luckily, thanks to the experts at Allure magazine, you may no longer have to fear the process of putting on liquid liner. The news source reports that there is one simple step that will make applying the product easy as pie.
While many women wait until their eye makeup is complete to add mascara, the publication suggests that applying it before painting on liquid liner, as the mascara will thicken your lashes and act as a solid guide for the liner.
“It’s like having training wheels on a bicycle – you can lean on the stiff lashes as you drag the liner along the lash line,” Allure reports. “The mascara makes your lashes thick and stiff, so they’re strong enough to act as barrier that helps direct the brush.”
Women who prefer a classic look can opt for black liner and mascara, but colorful formulas are a fun way to add a subtle pop of pizazz to your peepers.